Instructions on Application for R (Talent) Visa for Foreigners

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1. Foreign high level and exceptional ability talents who are in urgent need by the State.

2. Foreign high level talents certified by Beijing talent authority.

3. Highly specialized talents who are employed and guaranteed by the enterprises certified by science and technology authority of Beijing Municipal Government.

4. Other foreigners who are certified by the inviting organization as high-level talents.


1. Valid passport or other international travel documents.

2. VISA / STAY PERMIT / RESIDENCE PERMIT APPLICATION FORM with recent half-length, white background, bareheaded, full-faced 2-inch color photo.

3. Valid accommodation registration in Beijing.

4. Certification letter that expresses consent on the visa application by the inviting organization.

5. Certification letter of foreign high level talents issued by the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, Organization Department of Beijing Committee of the Communist Party of China, Beijing Talent Work Bureau, Beijing Municipal Human Resources and Social Security Bureau, Beijing Municipal Science & Technology Commission and other relevant talent authorities.


The application shall be closed in 7 working days upon the application materials are complete.

IV. Time and Place of Acceptance

Exit-Entry Administration Service Center of Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau: at 9:00-17:00 from Monday to Saturday (Except statutory holidays)
See the Information on Visa/Stay Permit and Residence Permit Application for details of the acceptance time and place of each branch office.


1. Relevant formalities shall be handled by the person himself/herself at the exit-entry administration of the public security organs. For applicants who are high-level and exceptional talents qualified as much-needed of the state, or aged under 16 or above 60 and inconvenient to travel due to disability, the host organization, the applicant's family members or a particular service agency can submit the application on behalf of the applicant.

Any unit or individual that is notified by the exit-entry administration of the public security organs for an interview may not be issued the Visa/Stay Permit and Residence Permit according to the law, in case of failure to undergo the interview within the agreed time without justifiable reasons. The decision made by the exit-entry administration of the public security organs on rejecting the applications for extension, renewal or reissuance of ordinary visa or on not issuing foreigners' stay or residence permits or on not extending the duration of residence shall be final.

2. If the nationality is unknown or in conflicts, the foreign passport and the permanent residence permit of the country where the passport is issued, the naturalization certificate and other relevant materials for nationality identification shall be submitted. The applicant, who is under 18 years old and is applying for the first time in China, shall also submit his/her Medical Certificate of Birth or Birth Certificate, the passport of his/her parents and the certificate of residence outside China and other documents related to the determination of nationality.

3. The application materials shall be submitted in original.

4. Relevant materials in foreign languages shall be translated into Chinese.

5. Individuals who have not canceled their Chinese household registration and resident identity card shall apply again upon cancellation.

Hotline for Information and Supervision: +86-10-12367

WeChat Official Account of Exit & Entry Administration of Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau: Beijing Gong'an Churujing